These little fruits in our Green Olives cursor are widely popular in Mediterranean cuisine and are enjoyed around the globe. They are sold in green and black colors. Their color difference is due to the stage of ripeness at which the olives were picked. Green olives are picked before they are fully ripe, while black olives are picked when fully grown. By the way, whether you don't eat these fruits - start doing it right now! Olives are a rich source of healthy fats, fiber, and antioxidants. They also contain iron, copper, and vitamin E.